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Uzhgorod City Council has reported that the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and the SBU Security Service of Ukraine are conducting raids in the Council's premises.

This is connected with the allocation of land by former City Council members in 2014, the Council said on Facebook on November 5.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the SBU and the SBI's Territorial Administration in Mykolaiv region on November 2 revealed large-scale embezzlement at the Mykolaiv customs.

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It was established that in 2018-2019, officials of the regional customs and heads of certain customs posts systematically violated anti-dumping legislation in the interests of commercial structures. It particular, the perpetrators underestimated tax rates groundlessly when importing mineral fertilizers from Europe.

As a result, the national budget's revenue was almost UAH 10 million (US$402,901) down. During warranted searches, law enforcers seized paperwork, proving large-scale embezzlement.